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Highlights: 'Path-breaking visit' says PM Modi as US Prez, first lady head home

On day 2 of Donald Trump's India visit, PM Modi and the US president Donald Trump sat down for talks covering an entire range from defence and security to energy strategic partnership and from trade to people to people ties.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: Feb 25, 2020 23:24 IST
Highlights: 'Path-breaking visit' says PM Modi as US Prez, first lady head home
US President Donald Trump with PM Modi at Hyderabad House, New Delhi, Feb 25, 2020.

A day after Donald Trump was lavishly welcomed by India, US President and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held extensive talks on several issues including trade and signed deals.

On his day 2 in India, US President Donald Trump started his day by attending a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan in Delhi at 10 am, followed by a visit to Rajghat. The first lady Melania Trump visited a school in Delhi.

At the meeting held in New Delhi's Hyderabad House, Trump and Modi got down to business during the delegation-level talks. Besides the signing of the defence deals and at least five memorandum of understanding (MoUs) on issues ranging from natural gas, trade facilitation to civil nuclear cooperation, the two leaders also reviewed the global and regional situation and discussed ways to take forward bilateral relations.

Later the US President met CEOs of Indian companies, interacted with press at the US embassy and then attended a state banquet at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Here are the highlights of day 2 of President Trump's visit

11:55 AM IST

Melania Trump visits school to attend ‘Happiness’ class

First Lady Melania Trump visits a government school in South Delhi to attend ‘Happiness’ class. At Sarvodaya Co-Ed Senior Secondary School, Melania was welcomed by school girls who gave her a bouquet of flowers.

<p>Melania Trump visits school to attend ‘Happiness’ class</p>
11:17 AM IST

Trump arrives at Hyderabad House in New Delhi

President Donald Trump arrived at Hyderabad House in New Delhi where he was welcomed by PM Modi. The two leaders will now hold talks on key issues.

<p>Trump arrives at Hyderabad House in New Delhi</p>
10:54 AM IST

Trump and First Lady plant tree at Rajghat

After paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi at his samadhi, President Donald Trump and Melania Trump planted a tree at Rajghat.

<p>Trump and First Lady plant tree at Rajghat</p>
10:48 AM IST

Trump signs visitor's book at Rajghat

After paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi, President Donald Trump signs visitor's book at Rajghat. Melania Trump stands by his side.

<p>Trump signs visitor's book at Rajghat</p>
10:46 AM IST

US President and Melania Trump pay homage at Gandhi samadhi

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pay homage at Gandhi samadhi at Rajghat in New Delhi.

<p>US President and Melania Trump pay homage at Gandhi samadhi</p>
10:19 AM IST

Trump leaves for Mahatma Gandhi's Samadhi

After receiving ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, US President Donald Trump along with the First Lady Melania Trump left for Mahatma Gandhi's Samadhi to pay respects.

<p>Trump leaves for Mahatma Gandhi's Samadhi</p>
10:15 AM IST

President Trump greeted with 21-gun salute at Rashtrapati Bhavan

US President Donald Trump received ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi and was greeted with 21-gun salute.

<p>President Trump greeted with 21-gun salute at Rashtrapati Bhavan</p>
10:09 AM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind and PM Modi welcome Donald Trump

Ahead of the ceremonial reception, President Ram Nath Kovind, his wife Savita Kovind and PM Narendra Modi receive US President Donald Trump and the First Lady Melania Trump at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

<p>President Ram Nath Kovind and PM Modi welcome Donald Trump</p>
10:07 AM IST

Modi, Rajnath and President Ram Nath Kovind await Trump

PM Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, President Ram Nath Kovind have reached Rashtrapati Bhavan and wait for Trump to arrive.

<p>Modi, Rajnath and President Ram Nath Kovind await Trump</p>
09:58 AM IST

PM Modi arrives for Trump's ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrvied at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi for Trump's ceremonial reception. The prime minister was welcomed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

<p>PM Modi arrives for Trump's ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan</p>
09:54 AM IST

Trump's daughter Ivanka arrives at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Ahead of the ceremonial reception of US President, Trump's daughter and senior advisor Ivanka Trump arrives at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

<p>Trump's daughter Ivanka arrives at Rashtrapati Bhavan</p>
09:37 AM IST

Trump and Modi to hold extensive talks today

A day after US President was warmly received by PM Modi in India, Trump and Modi will hold extensive talks on today to discuss issues ranging from natural gas, trade facilitation to civil nuclear cooperation.

First published: Feb 25, 2020 09:12 IST